Contracts & Legalities of Running A Small Business | TuesdaysTogether | Anthropologie | Carmel, California

When Anthropoligie calls, you answer! Can I get an AMEN! I cannot believe it’s been seven months since we opened our home to our first TuesdaysTogether where we were expecting 8-10 people max, and over 20 people attended. Twenty people! When you’re more of an introvert, like Rachel and myself, talking in front of a […]

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Understanding Instagram | Tuesdays Together | Wave Street Studios | Monterey, California

Image this… It’s a warm California summer evening, you’re in this dream outdoor patio surrounded by hanging string lights, running fountains, mingling and laughter of other creatives (aka friends), the smell of an amazing coffee tea bar, and softly in the distance the crashing sound of waves as the tide rises. That was last night summed […]

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Creating a Referral Circle with Photographers

  This year alone we have had to turn away over a dozen weddings simply because we are already booked on the requested date. You have no idea how much this hurts us to send the “Unfortunately, we’re already booked on your wedding date…” email. Some of these responses were sent to very close friends […]

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Drumroll Please…. New Workshop Dates Announced!

  Life is a bit unpredictable, for us lately this shows true more than others. Two weeks ago, we published this exact same blog. This was one of the biggest steps in our photography careers and we faced one of our biggest fears, by announcing we wanted to share our hearts and teach what we […]

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What To Look For When Choosing a Wedding Venue

  Choosing a wedding venue can be difficult and stressful, but today we’re hoping to help make this decision not so intimidating. You’ve never done it before, so how are you supposed to know what to look for? Being in the industry, our goal is to help brides and the wedding planning process as simple […]

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Taking Our Life Back Part 1 | Blogstomp

  Blogging is a big part of our business and it takes a lot more time than people give credit for. There are times we reach our peak of productivity and realize, if we don’t let go of some control, (aka outsourcing), we’re running ourselves into the ground. We didn’t become photographers to spend 8 […]

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Preferred Lenses | What’s in our Lens Bag on a Wedding Day

One of the most common questions we get asked from photographers is, “What’s in your bag?” I remember when we teetered on the fence with is photography something we could do professionally or is it just an expensive hobby. Back then we were second shooting a lot of weddings rocking our Canon Rebel T3i’s and kit […]

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An Unplugged Wedding | Trust Us, We Got This!

As a bride, you’re not expected to know everything about a wedding. We’ve been to more weddings than we have fingers and toes, and we’re still learning. But today, we’re sharing something that not many people realize, or even know about, but is an enormous stumbling block as photographers. We often get asked, “Can other […]

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What to ask your Wedding Photographer | Frequently Asked Questions

From someone who has planned her own wedding, trust me, I’ve been where you are. I know what your going though and how emotional wedding planning can be. At times you feel like you’re on a roller-coaster with the highs and lows. We handle a wedding the same way we would to be treated. We’re hand-holders, […]

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Mother Daughter Duo | Team vs. Hiring a Second Shooter

I really don’t know another teenager out there that has as good as a relationship with her mother as I do. I’m sure I take that for granted sometimes, but what we share I really do find special. Today, I tell you why I think that being a team is so important. Some photographers hire […]

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